"Containing his early history and political career ; together with the speeches, messages, proclamations and other official documents illustrative of his eventful administration."
"Sold only to subscribers."
Excerpts from: Boyhood and early manhood -- The Peninsular Campaign -- Freedom to millions -- In Richmond -- The last act -- The man -- Das Leben Abraham Lincolns, des sechzehnten Präsidenten der Vereinigten Staaten [the publisher's German translation] -- Crosby's Life of Lincoln [full text of press release]
Monaghan, J. Lincoln bibliography
Fish, D. Lincoln bibliography
Spine panel in leather with gold engraving affixed to cover [p. 2]: Life and public services of Abraham Lincoln; spine panel in leather with gold engraving affixed to cover [p. 3]: Life of Abraham Lincoln, with his official documents
Bound with ca. 40 p. of subscriber's order forms, each separated by unprinted leaf